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Apr 04, 2019
'Can't destroy institution in name of transparency': Ranjan Gogoi on whether CJI's office comes under RTI ActA five-judge Constitution bench presided by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi was hearing a plea filed by the Supreme Court secretary-general against the January 2010 judgment of the Delhi High Court that declared the CJI’s office a "public authority" within the meaning of Section 2(h) of the RTI Act, 2005.
Dec 14, 2018
TDSAT strikes down TRAI's predatory pricing rule; verdict brings relief for Airtel, Vodafone IdeaTDSAT said that TRAI could not impose financial disincentives and ordered it to rework the predatory pricing rules within six months.
Nov 29, 2018
Amazon faces probe from German authorities for exploiting third-party retailersGermany’s FCO has received complaints from traders about the business practices of Amazon of late.
Nov 14, 2018
Twitter warns 2 Pakistan activists about govt criticism: Cyber crime bill has emboldened deep state to silence dissentTwo people who have been demanding more transparency from the Pakistan Army and various intel agencies have been warned by Twitter to discontinue making controversial statements that malign State machinery
Sep 20, 2018
Sebi seeks consent to intercept calls: Should such enormous power be conferred on regulator in absence of global precedent?SEBI has already been conferred with a wide array of legislative, executive and quasi-judicial powers.
Aug 01, 2018
Aadhaar security: UIDAI has not conducted serious forensic audits for breachesSecurity researchers will continue to show how vulnerable Aadhaar is until UIDAI acknowledges them.
Jul 29, 2018
No disclosure of data under RTI if it causes harm to concerned individual: PanelThe 213-page report by the Justice Srikrishna Committee proposed amendments to the Section 8(1)(j) of the RTI Act.
May 23, 2018
Milind Deora Column: For real electoral reform, Election Commission should focus on financial transparency, its own independenceThe need of the hour is for the Election Commission to implement reforms and measures to streamline its processes on an urgent basis, particularly in light of the forthcoming 2019 general elections.
May 05, 2018
NSA collected 534 million records of phone calls and text messages of Americans in 2017: ReportThe sharp increase from 151 million occurred during the second full year of a new surveillance system established at the spy agency after US lawmakers passed a law in 2015 that sought to limit its ability to collect such records in bulk.
Mar 27, 2018
SC says RTI applicants can't be asked for motive: Petitioner welcomes verdict, asks for strengthening of self-disclosure provisionsThe Supreme Court passed a slew of directions for better implementation of the RTI Act. Speaking to Firstpost, one of the petitioners in the case welcomed the order.